Thanksgiving Break Housing

10 p.m. on Tuesday, November 21 – 8 a.m. on Sunday, November 26

Thanksgiving Break Housing Registration

  • Registration for Thanksgiving Break housing is required for all students remaining on campus.
  • Students must register by Monday, November 20: www.calvin.edu/go/thanksgiving-break-housing. 
  • Students may remain in their campus housing placements.
  • There is no cost for Thanksgiving Break.
  • The dining halls will remain open.

If you have any questions, please contact cennera.pointer@calvin.edu.

Winter Break Housing

10 a.m. on Friday, December 15 – Noon on Sunday, January 14

Winter Break Housing Registration

All on-campus (KE and residence hall) students requesting to remain on campus must register for Winter Break housing. Registration deadline is Sunday, December 3. Any late registrations will be charged a $50 late fee. Please be sure to sign up early to avoid late fees!

    • Costs and fees
      • $25 per night -OR- flat rate of $500 for full 4 weeks of break
      • Current KE residents will not be charged for break housing but are required to register by Sunday, December 3.
      • All late registrations will result in a $50 late fee (KE and Residence Hall residents). 
    • KE Residents
      • Current KE residents will not be charged for break housing but are required to register by Sunday, December 3.
      • Late registrations will result in a $50 late fee. 
    • Residence Hall Residents
      • Cost
        • $25 per night -OR- flat rate of $500 for full 4 weeks of break
        • $50 non-refundable deposits will be charged upon registration and are due Friday, December 15.
        • The remaining balance will be applied the week of January 16.
        • Late registrations will result in an additional $50 fee.
      • Options
        • Stay in current room
        • Move to an apartment in KE (Full break only)
        • Stay with a friend in KE (only charged non-refundable $50 deposit)
        • All housing assignments are based on availability.
    • Dining Halls
      • The dining halls will be closed during Winter Break. Students are encouraged to explore off campus dining options including food and grocery delivery services.
    • Questions?

      Please reach out to CeCe DeBat, Break Housing Graduate Assistant, at cennera.pointer@calvin.edu with any questions or concerns. 

Spring Break Housing

10 a.m. on Saturday, March 2 – Noon on Sunday, March 10

Spring Break Housing Registration

All Calvin University policies apply during Spring Break.

All on-campus (KE and residence hall) students requesting to remain on campus must register for Spring Break housing. Registration deadline is Monday, February 26. Any late registrations will be charged a $50 late fee. Please be sure to sign up early to avoid late fees!

    • Cost and fees
      • KE Apartment Residents: No charge but must register.
      • Residence Hall Residents: $25 per night or $150 flat rate for the whole break
      • Note: There will be a $100 fine (plus the nightly charge of $25 for residence hall students) to anyone who remains on campus without registration. All Spring Break housing fees will be charge to your account after the break has ended.
    • Placement Details

      For Spring Break 2024, both KE Apartment residents and residence hall students will have the opportunity to remain in their semester housing assignments. Registration is still required.

    • Dining Halls

      The dining halls will be closed during Spring Break. Students are encouraged to explore off campus dining options including food and grocery delivery services.

    • Questions?

      Please reach out to CeCe DeBat, Break Housing Graduate Assistant, at cennera.pointer@calvin.edu with any questions or concerns. 

Summer Break Housing

Friday, May 3 – Monday, August 26*

Summer Housing Application Form

All students needing housing after May 3 are required to fill out the Summer Housing application form, regardless of length of stay.

Calvin University is a convenient and safe option for summer living close to campus. The KE apartments have full amenities, a competitive rent rate, and an RA staff who plan community events throughout summer months. Summer housing applications are due Friday, April 19. Any applications after this date will incure a $50 late fee.

*Students not living on campus in the fall will need to move out by Noon on August 19.

      • Cost and fees

        Summer Break housing charges are listed below. In addition to these charges, those who register after the April 19 deadline, will be charged a $50 late registration fee. Students who remain on campus during Summer Break without an approved application, will be charged the appropriate charges below in addition to a $100 fine. Billable nights for Summer Housing begins on May 3 and ends on August 22.

        • $2,000/Entire Summer
        • $150/Week (cap at $2,000)
        • $25/Night

        • For residents only needing transitional housing from May 3 - May 5: Your total payment ($25/night) is due by May 1. If you are a graduating senior or have an approved special circumstance, your fee will be waived.
        • For residents needing summer housing during May 3 - August 22: a $500 deposit is due by May 1. If you do not pay your deposit, you cannot move into your apartment.
          • If your final summer housing charge is less than $500, your account will be refunded the difference (deposit - amount owed).
          • If your final summer housing charge is greater than $500, your remaining balance will be due by July 1.
      • Transitional Housing will be available for...

        • Students working at the graduation ceremony
        • Graduating seniors
        • Students given special permission by the housing office
      • Summer Housing in Knollcrest East is for...

        • Calvin summer school students (classes that take place in May, June, July, and/or August)
        • Students with on-campus jobs
        • International students
        • Students with off-campus jobs
      • Placement Details

        The residence halls will be closed during Summer Break, therefore all students requiring housing after May 8 will be staying in the Knollcrest East Apartments.

        Due to the high demand for housing, students will be placed with apartment-mates and roommates at various points throughout the summer.

        For more directions on the transition into Summer Housing, please visit the "Moving Out" page.

      • Dining Halls

        The dining halls will be closed during Summer Break. Each KE apartment is equipped with a full kitchen to store and prepare food. Cooking utensils are not provided but can be borrowed via check-out at the KE front desk.

      • Questions?

        Questions? Please reach out to housing@calvin.edu with any questions or concerns regarding summer break housing.